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Re: Mac users get an error when checking out large source trees

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006q2_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-06-07 21:30:07 CEST

On Jun 7, 2006, at 21:16, Bjorn Townsend wrote:

> On 6/7/06, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> Hi Bjorn. The default Mac OS X file system (HFS+) is also case-
>> insensitive, like whatever it is that Windows uses, so you can
>> certainly experience this same issue on a Mac. Do verify whether you
>> have, for example, both slpr0205.pdf and slpr0205.PDF (or other
>> variations in capitalization only) in the same directory, by using
>> "svn ls" on the directory's URL in the repository. If so, that
>> explains it.
> Ah, right you are -- two files, slpr0205.pdf and SLPR0205.pdf. Chalk
> one up to case insensitivity.
> Thanks for your help!

You're welcome. There's a pre-commit hook you can install on your
repository to prevent that kind of thing from happening in the future.


check-case-insensitive.py is a faster rewrite of the earlier check-
case-insensitive.pl. I'm not sure what case-insensitive.py is.

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